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Foster Care

Undocumented and Abused: A Texas Case Study of Children in the Child Protective Services System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Relief, Research, Resources, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), State Policies, Trauma

Undocumented and Abused: A Texas Case Study of Children in the Child Protective Services System

Center for Public Policy Priorities (September 2010)

Using Texas as a case study, this report examines undocumented children in the child welfare system and discusses why a blanket policy to send them home will not work. It also discusses how to improve the process through which these children can obtain legal residency. Finally, the article explains how federal immigration and child welfare law should be aligned to ensure that the federal government provides states the necessary financial support to care for this vulnerable population.

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A Child Welfare Flowchart

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Separation, Foster Care, Kinship Care, Practice, Resources, Safety, Social Work, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books

A Child Welfare Flowchart

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(August 2009)

This toolkit illustrates how and when immigration issues may arise during the chronology of a child welfare case. The flowchart begins at the point of a maltreatment report and continues through assessment, diversion or intervention, removal, dependency issues, and permanency planning.

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Immigrants and Refugees: The Intersection of Migration and Child Welfare

By | Culture: Issues and Competencies, Foster Care, Practice, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers

Immigrants and Refugees: The Intersection of Migration and Child Welfare

Permanency Planning Today, National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections (Spring 2009)

This article is an excerpt of a webcast with Dr. Ilze Earner and Dr. Alan Dettlaff. The article addresses the importance of understanding immigration status, the meaning of cultural competence with immigrant families, and promising practices.

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Intentions and Results: A Look Back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act 

By | Adoption, Child Well-Being, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, Foster Care, Law & Policy, Practice, Resources, Social Workers

Intentions and Results: A Look Back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act

Center for the Study of Social Policy & Urban Institute (2009)

This publication examines the effects of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, including, “The Impact of ASFA on Immigrant Families in the Child Welfare System.”

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Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Social Work, Trauma

Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Tracy Vericker, Daniel Kuehn, Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 7, 2007)

A brief from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system.

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Child Sexual Abuse: Removals by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Safety, State Policies, Trauma

Child Sexual Abuse: Removals by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Daniel Kuehn, Tracy Vericker, Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 7, 2007)

These briefs are from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system.

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Title IV-E Funding : Funded Foster Care Placements by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Safety, Social Work, State Policies

Title IV-E Funding: Funded Foster Care Placements by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Tracy Vericker, Daniel Kuehn, and Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 2007)

This brief is from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system. This brief discusses findings related to the share of children eligible for Title IV-E by generation and ethnicity.

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